Congratulations to the winners and all the competing teams in this year's 2017 Purple Prize! We are so proud to share this impressive list of working projects and aspirations. In-Flight Category Winners: Mālama Loko Iʻa --1st place An adaptive and weather-proof...read more
Our co-founder Donavan has taught me to work hard and rest hard, and today has been a hard resting day after a long week. It was the DOE fall break, which meant that our whole staff of kumu, plus Donavan and myself, spent the week pulling together a series of learning...read more
In ecologically balanced societies, culturally-embedded technologies enhance and serve sustainable, living systems that provide health and well-being for ʻāina and people, now and into the future. For example the pre-contact ahupuaʻa system was an ecological...read more
Our staff has been doing some reading and discussion lately. We've been taking our time through Paul Tough's Helping Children Succeed, which, amazingly, is available in full online. Tough highlights insights about teaching that many instinctive teachers already feel...read more
Aloha mai! For this post we asked one of our instructors, David, to write about demo day. He teaches on Maui and was on the team Kukui Hele Pō. David writes: Well the Purple Prize demo day is over and I’d say it was a huge success. I greatly enjoyed the venue, the...read more
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